For years , Denmark based Ghanaian artiste ,Bobo Pee has been spreading the “good new” of Ghanaian music to the outside world through his songs and after considerable success with his debut album,the artiste has released his second album titled Alma.
According to him ,the album which was officially released on the various media portals last week Monday ,October 31 ,is aimed at giving the world a “taste of Africa music”. Songs on the 12-tracks album are Funky,Sika do ,Beng fa,Agege,Killer B3 wu,Casanova,Banana, My Baby among others.
T project his African roots and its cultured heritage ,Bobo Pee,born Kingsley Edekor employs mostly highife rhythm on most of the songs.
However ,he shows his versatility on other pieces such as Casanova and Banana by exploring other beats in highlife and Afro Pop .
Though Bobo Pee has lived his life mostly in Copenhagen ,Denmark ,he believes he can use his platform to project Ghanaian music and make it attractive to the outside world.
“The likes of King Ayioba and Wiyaala are flying high in European countries because what they are used to. “We can’t pretend we are better than the Beyonces and the Kanye Wests.Let’s sell out music because it makes us distinct from others,” were the words of Bobo Pee when he spoke with Showbiz last Wednesday .
Currently of BP Records,Bobo Pee,a songwriter was born and raised in Cape Coast, Ghana, but he has plied his made as a musician in Copenhagen where he performs at major venues with the aim of “selling African music”for the past decade. He continue to explore new,interesting directions and possibilities for the Ghanaian music tradition and that he said inspired him featuring highlife artists such as Kofi Kinaata on his new album . Other artists featured on the Alma album are Still Vybez,Riddm Boss and Tasha.
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